Ask any successful kidlit writer how they succeeded, and chances are they’ll tell you about their writing communities. In this reblog, Carol Gordon Ekster shares the many ways she benefits from the yearly 12 x 12 Picture Book Challenge, one of the most well-respected and supportive online writing communities in the kidlit world.
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Writing for Every Child: Avoiding the Pitfalls of ‘The Chosen One’ in Children’s Literature
Post by Dianna Sanchez When I was a child, oh, nine or ten years old, I desperately wanted to believe that I was adopted. It
The Launching of a Picture Book
On September 1st, 2017 my newest picture book, YOU KNOW WHAT? released with Clavis Books. This was an unusual launch for me in many ways.
Rick Riordan: Demigod Saving the World
One child at a time, or sometimes en masse, Rick Riordan uses his superstar power to transform kids into readers. In a previous article titled
How to Market Pirates, Dinosaurs, & Dragons!
Josh Funk had two picture book releases in the last 8 days (PIRASAURS! and DEAR DRAGON) – and today he shares how he’s gone about promoting them.
Happy Book Birthday to ME! Let’s Meet Up!
By Josh Funk Today, September 1st, 2015, Dr. Phil turns 65. Today, September 1st, 2015, parents are waving goodbye to their magical British children boarding the Hogwarts
Being Creative on Demand
What happens when you, the type of writer who writes solely from inspiration, is asked by your publisher to write about a topic you never